2018 Hajj: NAHCON lauds President Buhari, Saudi Authorities
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria(NAHCON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his continued support to the activities of the commission and paving the way for it to conduct successful Hajj operations.
Three Zamfara APC chieftains die, others sustain injuries in Saudi road crash
At least three Nigeria pilgrims died and others sustained varying degrees of injuries yesterday morning in a ghastly road crash in Saudi Arabia.
Lagos emerges best in 2018 pilgrims’ management
The Lagos State pilgrims in the last hajj have bagged the Most Disciplined Award just as the State Muslim Pilgrims board took the second best award in hajj management. The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) announced the award in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during a post-Arafat stakeholders’ meeting. NAHCON official, Adebayo Yusuf received the second best award…
NAHCON begins pilgrims’ return journey on Monday
The return journey of Nigeria’s 55,000 pilgrims who performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia begins on Monday, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said. Its Director of Operations, Abdullahi Saleh, announced this on Sunday in Jeddah after a meeting with the airline operators. He said the operation would be concluded within the…
Lagos pilgrims to depart Saudi Arabia on Tuesday
There are indications that the pilgrims under the Lagos State platform would depart Saudi Arabia for Nigeria on Tuesday, 28th August, 2018.Commissioner for Home Affairs and Lagos State Amir Hajj, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef...
The despair of Lagos international airport
Going… going… gone… is the catchphrase that hits your ears when a product is ready to be auctioned. That is the state in which the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) is headed. God forbid! Although, it is not like the MMIA is anywhere ready to be put up for auction but it is categorically appalling…
NAHCON cautions officials against diverting pilgrims’ funds
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), yesterday, warned state pilgrims welfare boards to refrain from diverting pilgrims’ funds to cater for government-sponsored pilgrims. The commission also denied leaving behind any state pilgrims that paid for 2018 hajj exercise in Nigeria. The Guardian gathered that some pilgrims, particularly those from tour agencies, might not be…
Hajj Mabrur laments low patronage
The economic situation in the country has been identified as the major cause of low patronage of Nigerians in the 2018 Hajj exercise. The Managing Director of Hajj Mabrur Ventures Limited, Alhaji Abdul Hameed Solate, who reveled this in an exclusive interview with The Guardian noted that the issue of foreign exchange was well taking…
NAHCON chairman bags award for efficient Hajj operations
The Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON Barr. Abdullahi Mulhtar Muhammad has been honoured with award for his giant strides in making Hajj easy and stress-free for the pilgrims.
Hajj operator laments low patronage
The economic situation in the country has been identified as the major cause of low patronage of Nigerians in the 2018 Hajj exercise.